IRATES DE FACTO: ARMENIAN CABINET TO HAVE SEPARATE OFFICE FOR VICE PREMIER
- The Armenian cabinet is in store for new structural reforms following the recent elections to the National Assembly, the paper has learned.
Citing "well-informed sources", it claims that the Government is planning to launch a separate institution for the vice prime minister and appoint the incumbent minister of territorial administration, Armen Gevorgyan, to the position.
According to the paper, vice premier will be tasked with coordinating the activities of all the committees and services adjunct to the executive.
- 1818 Birth of Gevorg Hakhverdyan (philologist) in Tbilissi (Georgia). He died in 1861.
- 1860 Constantinople's National General Assembly adopts (and the Patriarch ratifies) the National Constitution of Western Armenia.
- 1921 Stalin, through the illegal decision of the Caucasian Bureau of the Central Committee of the Russian Communist Party, separates Artsakh (Mountainous Gharabagh) from Armenia and forcibly annexes it to Azerbaijan.